The Public Health Post is published quarterly, providing up to date public health information to primary health practitioners in the greater Wellington region.

     

  • Recent newsletters

    • Issue 29 - May 2017 950 KB

      Sleep tight, and don’t let the bedbugs bite! | Disease notification - How your general practice can help | Notifiable cases in the Hutt Valley, Wairarapa and Wellington | Expanded Well Homes programme | Reminder: Progress on implementation of the notification process for Section C diseases

    • Issue 28 - February 2017 545 KB

      Wellington region tuberculosis disease rates low in 2015-2016 | Notifiable cases in the Hutt Valley, Wairarapa and Wellington | Health (Protection) Amendment Act 2016 | BCG vaccine availability | Disease notification - How your general practice can help | Public health and the Prostitution Reform Act

    • Issue 27 - November 2016 947 KB

      Robust processes underpin nurse-led vaccinations | Primary care handbook update | Reducing hospitalisations in 0-4 year olds | Notifiable cases in the Hutt Valley, Wairarapa and Wellington | Porirua Children's Ear Van

    • Issue 26 - July 2016 576 KB

      Lead notification and response | Disease notification - How your general practice can help | Notifiable cases in the Hutt Valley, Wairarapa and Wellington | Needle exchange services - A clean fit

    • Issue 25 - April 2016 699 KB

      Imported frozen berries & hepatitis A in the news | Notifiable cases in the Hutt Valley, Wairarapa and Wellington | To swim or not to swim - algal blooms in recreational water | Disease notification - How your general practice can help

  • Older newsletters

    • Issue 24 - December 2015 664 KB

      Sub-Regional Dengue fever update | Notifiable cases in the Hutt Valley, Wairarapa and Wellington | Communication: Email and cell phone numbers requested for notified cases | Safe holiday tips

    • Issue 23 - October 2015 1.58 MB

      A case of foodborne botulism | Ministry of Health reminder regarding sawmill workers | Invasive meningococcal disease | Notifiable cases in the Hutt Valley, Wairarapa and Wellington | Emerging arboviral diseases in the Pacific – Chikungunya and Zika | Refugee Health and Wellbeing workshop

    • Issue 22 - July 2015 1.25 MB

      ‘Well Homes’ Coordination Service up and running to improve housing-related health | Wellington region tuberculosis cases, 2014 | Managing concerns about chemical exposures | Notifiable cases in the Hutt Valley, Wairarapa and Wellington | Good communication about notifiable conditions

    • Issue 21 - April 2015 1.17 MB

      Disneyland measles outrage: How to frame vaccines | Disease notification - How your general practice can help | Polio – International | BCG update | Health 4 Life: Short course 2015 dates

    • Issue 20 - January 2015 536 KB

      Ebola virus disease public health readiness | Ten years of outbreaks in the Hutt Valley, Wairarapa and Wellington | Disease notification - How your general practice can help | What can RPH offer for primary care?

    • Issue 19 - October 2014 1.06 MB

      Campylobacteriosis outbreak linked to unpasteurised (raw) milk | Disease notification - How your general practice can help | One year of serious enteric infections in the Hutt Valley, Wellington and Wairarapa

    • Issue 18 - July 2014 1.37 MB

      Penicillin prophylaxis for rheumatic fever | Disease notification - How your general practice can help | Centre for Public Health Research hazardous substances report released

    • Issue 17 - April 2014 328 KB

      Serious skin infections still a hot topic | Patient persuasion:facts give doctors and nurses an edge | Reminder: incubation and communicability of enteric disease

    • Issue 16 - December 2013 1.78 MB

      Leprosy in the Wellington region | Hepatitis C | Pertussis vaccination in pregnancy | The voice of community on health and alcohol

    • Issue 15 - October 2013 213 KB

      Rheumatic fever in greater Wellington | Turtles, tropical fish | Solaria and sunbeds | Public Health Nurses to use standing orders for skin infections | Warm up NZ, Healthy homes referrals | Disease notifications

    • Issue 14 - July 2013 276 KB

      Pertussis in health workers | Disease notification | Hand, Foot and Mouth disease

    • Issue 13 - April 2013 257 KB

      Sugar-weight? | Legionellosis in Wellington | International: Polio not quite beaten | Regional lead poisoning 2012 | Disease notification

    • Issue 12 - December 2012 287 KB

      Unhealthy housing - The new smoking? | Exclusion from work for cases with diarrhoea | Hazardous substances disease and injury notifications | What's new in disease notification | Hepatitis C - New model of care launched

    • Issue 11 - October 2012 499 KB

      Leptospirosis risk | Cryptosporidiosis numbers diving | Skin infections targeted | Hospitalisation & death with notifiable conditions

    • Issue 10 - July 2012 293 KB

      Cryptosporidiosis cases perplexing | Meningococcal disease expected | First Wellington Hepatitis E Case

    • Issue 09 - March 2012 334 KB

      Toxic Algae: cyanobacteria in regional waterways | Mumps - still seen in our region but not common | Healthy skin promotion | Refugee health workshop for primary care services

    • Issue 08 - December 2011 215 KB

      Lead poisoning | Measles vaccines | Toxic cocktails | Tortured history

    • Issue 07 - October 2011 291 KB

      Measles and Koplik's spots | Meningococcal C | Campylobacter | Iodine prescriptions for pregnant and breastfeeding women

    • Issue 06 - July 2011 169 KB

      Listeriosis vulnerability | Hepatitis B vulnerable cohort | The Porirua kids project | Diagnosing and managing pertussis

    • Issue 05 - April 2011 183 KB

      Yersiniosis not stopped by the cold | Serious skin infection hospitalisation rates | VTEC

    • Issue 04 - December 2010 159 KB

      Neonatal chlamydia conjunctivitis | Could it be TB? | Paratyphoid fever

    • Issue 03 - October 2010 236 KB

      Tuberculosis tracing | Christchurch earthquake response | Carbon monoxide | WHO end influenza pandemic | Measles update

    • Issue 02 - June 2010 295 KB

      Rift Valley fever | Resthome gastroenteritis outbreaks | Invasive pneumococcal disease | Measles update

    • Issue 01 - April 2010 273 KB

      Big (reef) fish | Norovirus | Shigellosis

Last updated 12 July 2017.